First World War Film Festival

In partnership with Silver Screen Cinemas, this series of free screenings and related activities will present historical and contemporary films inspired by the First World War.

Speakers Mark Connelly from the University of Kent, TV historian Andy Robertshaw and well known author Diana Souhami join experts from the National Army Museum throughout the weekend to introduce the films and host Q&A sessions. Related activities will appeal to families and younger visitors.


Gallipoli (1981)
23 January 2015, 7.30-9.30PM

War Horse (2011)
24 January 2015, 10.30AM-1.00PM

Joyeux Noel (2006)
24 January 2015, 2.30-4.30PM

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
24 January 2015, 7.30-10.00PM

My Boy Jack (2007)
25 January 2015, 12.30-2.30PM

Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)
25 January 2015, 3.00-5.30PM

Nurse Edith Cavell (1939)
25 January 2015, 7.30-9.30PM

Booking tickets

All events and screenings are free, but tickets for films must be booked in advance online.

First World War Film Festival Tickets

Venue details


Silver Screen Cinemas
The Town Hall
1-2 Guildhall Street
CT20 1DY

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